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Ancient Egypt Adam Sutherland, Hachette Children's Books

Wayland (Publishers) Ltd
Hardback 64 pages

ISBN:
9780750260794
Size:
257 x 204 x 10mm
Published:
27th Aug 2009
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Ancient Egypt
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Overview

This book reveals the treasures of the Egyptian civilization that lasted 3,000 years. It takes the reader on a memorable journey down the Nile, visiting remarkable sites such as Thebes, Memphis, and the pyramids of Giza.

Contents

Introduction 4 Timeline 6 Egypt, Gift of the Nile 8 The Land of Gold 10 The Two Kingdoms 12 Egypt Before the Pharaohs 14 The First Pyramids 16 The Old Kingdom 18 The Middle Kingdom 20 The New Kingdom 22 The Near East 24 Egypt Divided 26 The Last Egyptian Rulers 28 Greek and Roman Rule 30 Nubia 32 Abu Simbel 34 Southern Upper Egypt 36 Aswan, Holy Islands, Edfu 38 Thebes 40 Luxor, Karnak, City of the Dead 42 Northern Upper Egypt 44 Dendara, Abydos 46 Middle Egypt 48 Meir, Maidum, Beni Hasan 50 El Amarna 52 Memphis 54 Dhashur, Saqqara, Abusir, Abu Ghurab, Giza 56 The Delta 58 Bubastis, Alexandria, Tanis, Qantir 60 Further Reading 62 Index 63

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